Portsmouth erects Britain’s first full-size statue of Charles Dickens | UK news | The Guardian

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens has returned to Portsmouth, the city of his birth. An appropriately larger than life statue of one of the most famous and well-read authors in the world was installed overnight in Guildhall Square, and will be unveiled on Friday at a celebration attended by scores of his descendants.

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